Halfwave wins Ichthys pipeline inspection deal

first_imgOil and gas inspection services company Halfwave has been awarded a contract by Inpex for work on the Ichthys LNG Project offshore Australia.Halfwave said that the long-term contract awarded by Inpex Australia was for base line subsea launch in-line inspection.The scope of work includes a custom built 42″ acoustic resonance technology (ART) scan by Halfwave to inspect the subsea pipeline that requires a low flow subsea launch with high-speed inspection of the Ichthys 890 kilometer natural gas transmission pipeline.The ART scan measures wall thickness by analysis of the resonant signal that is emitted from the target, which allows for a direct and accurate measurement of the target thickness.ART is also used as the inspection technology on the ARTEMIS tool which is an ROV-mountable inspection tool developed by Halfwave for external inspection of subsea assets including rigid and flexible pipelines, flowlines, and risers.The Ichthys LNG Project is located in the Ichthys Field within the northern Browse Basin about 220 kilometers north-west of Western Australia’s Kimberley coast, at the western edge of the Timor Sea.During operations, the Ichthys LNG Project is expected to produce up to 8.9 million tonnes of LNG and up to 1.6 million tonnes of LPG per annum and 100,000 barrels of condensate per day at peak, requiring an 890-kilometer pipeline to facilitate export.Halfwave CEO, Paul Cooper, said: “Halfwave is very pleased with the award by Inpex and to be a part of the ground breaking Ichthys LNG Project.“Halfwave ART capabilities are demonstrating that they are adding value by de-risking challenging inspections and providing market leading inspection performance.”It is worth noting that both of project’s offshore facilities, the FPSO Ichthys Venturer and the CPF Ichthys Explorer, have already been moored at the field.last_img read more

Suspected grenade blast in Indonesia injures 2

first_imgThe explosion, around 7:15 a.m. (0015GMT), was thought to have been caused by a smoke grenade, the police added. Armed police officers stand guard following a blast at the National Monument (Monas) complex in Jakarta, Indonesia on Dec. 3. REUTERS/WILLY KURNIAWAN It injured two military personnel whowere there for exercise, Jakarta military chief Eko Margiyono said, adding thatthey were taken to hospital and were conscious. JAKARTA – An explosion of a suspectedsmoke grenade on Tuesday at a park near Indonesia’s presidential palace injuredat least two military personnel, Jakarta’s police chief said. It was not immediately clear if theblast was the result of a sectarian attack, but Indonesia, the world’s mostpopulous Muslim-majority country, has suffered resurgence in homegrownmilitancy in recent years.(Reuters)last_img read more

Two Batesville students named finalists for nation scholarship program

first_imgC. JenneweinBatesville, In. —Batesville high school students, Madeline Greene and Coleman Jennewein have named as finalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. The pair are the 23rd and 24th Batesville High School students to be nominated and 15,000 student-nominees nationwide.M GreeneBatesville High School principal Andy Allen says both will compete for 7,500 scholarships that total more than $32 million.The next list of finalists will be announced in April.last_img

February 14, 2018 Police Blotter

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Martins Waiting On Ighalo Before Making Next Move

first_img It should be recalled that Martins was on the books of Shanghai Shenhua from 2016 to 2018 before he sustained a knee injury which ruled him out for six months, he was released in June 2018. Martins said he is working hard and also waiting on Shanghai Shenhua to determine his next step. “I am still working hard to see what happens next,” Martins was quoted as saying by Sports Sohu. read also:Video: Inter Milan celebrate Obafemi Martins goals “I’m very excited to come back here, and I am very happy to be able to score goals to help the team. This game helped me adjust my state and recover to the best.” Martins scored 32 goals and recorded nine assists in his first stint with Shanghai Shenhua. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Former Super Striker, Obafemi Martins, is currently training with Shanghai Shenhua in a bid to get a permanent deal at the Chinese club. The 35-year-old started training with Shanghai Shenhua in February, and it was reported in some sections of the Chinese media that the former Newcastle striker was on the verge of replacing Odion Ighalo, who joined Manchester United on loan from the Chinese outfit. Ighalo will play a vital role if Martins is to be offered a deal by Shenhua, because the loan deal between Manchester United and Shenhua ends on May 31. If Manchester United decides to offer Ighalo a permanent deal, Obafemi Martins will be the first choice replacement for the former Watford striker. Shanghai Shenhua hierarchy are waiting on Manchester United before deciding on what to do with Martins, who has been impressive in the friendly matches he has played for the club, scoring twice in three games.Advertisement Loading… Promoted ContentYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo20 Historical Things You Won’t Believe Actually HappenedWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?Mesmerizing Wedding Looks From Different CountriesThe Models Of Paintings Whom The Artists Were Madly In Love With10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?7 Things That Actually Ruin Your PhoneWhat Is A Black Hole And Is It Dangerous For Us All?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parkslast_img read more

Barcelona sporting director survives sack attempt

first_imgBarcelona will not be sacking sporting director Eric Abidal as they believe the Frenchman can play a vital role in recruitment this summer A report in Diario Sport over the weekend claimed the Frenchman’s position at the club is seen as untenable and his defending of boss Quique Setien – who has subsequently been sacked – after Friday’s 8-2 defeat at Bayern Munich may prove to be the final straw. However, Cadena Cope now confirm that Abidal will remain in place despite members of the club board being unconvinced on his continuity with president Josep Maria Bartomeu believing his understanding of the club is important in the short-term to help oversee player comings and goings. The former defender’s position was highlighted earlier in the season falling a high-profile spat with star Lionel Messi following on from Ernesto Valverde’s sacking. Read Also: Leipzig boss aims to check Neymar, Mbappe in UCL clash Abidal has been at the club in a technical role since 2018 and assumed his position last summer with Ramon Planes as his deputy, after the departure of Pep Segura and the resignation of vice-president Jordi Mestre. Abidal’s sacking of Valverde is his major decision at the club – the signings of Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie de Jong were said to be concluded before his arrival, with only the arrivals of goalkeeper Neto and Real Betis wing-back Junior Firpo last season overseen by him. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?6 Movies Where A Car Plays A Key Role7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Mind-Bending Technology That Was Predicted Before It Appeared5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWhat Is A Black Hole In Simple Terms?13 kids at weddings who just don’t give a hoot7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black Holes6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Dronecenter_img Loading… last_img read more

Keep ME Warm 5K to support heating assistance

first_imgELLSWORTH — The Keep ME Warm 5K scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 28, will benefit the Washington Hancock Community Agency’s THAW Heating Assistance Fund.The race starts and ends at Evergreen Home and Hearth at 403 High St. in Ellsworth.The entrance fee is $15, and coffee mugs will be given to the first 25 entrants. Race-day registration begins at 8 a.m., and the race will start at 9.For more information, like the “Keep ME Warm 5K” event page on Facebook, or call Becky Leamon at 667-6681.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textlast_img read more

Stepan nets 2 goals on penalty kill, helps Badgers beat Sioux

first_imgThe University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team started off Saturday night by honoring the seniors and their parents on the ice before the game.But in the end, they could thank a freshman for making sure their last regular season game at the Kohl Center was a successful one.First-year forward Derek Stepan put Wisconsin up by a goal when he scored 9:30 into the second period. He tacked on another goal less than two minutes later to push the lead to two.While two goals in less than two minutes is always an impressive feat, Stepan accomplished something only two other players in UW’s history have ever managed. Both of the goals he scored were shorthanded, and they both came on the same North Dakota power play.“I would have to research the old files in the brain, but it is highly unusual,” UW head coach Mike Eaves said of Stepan’s shorthanded goals. “It was a turning point in the game for us. To get those two goals shorthanded was one of the moments that we would take a look at as a determining factor.”Stepan lit the lamp for the first time after junior forward Andy Bohmbach created a turnover and carried the puck into the UND zone. Bohmbach dropped off the puck to Stepan in the right circle where he fired a wrist shot past Fighting Sioux goaltender Brad Eidsness.“A lot of times a puck would bounce off someone’s skate and come find me, so tonight a lot of bounces were coming my way. It felt good finally to catch some,” Stepan said.UW took a 3-1 lead after Bohmbach turned over UND for the second time, creating an odd-man rush that Stepan finished off with a rebound goal. The two shorthanded assists gave Bohmbach his 19th and 20th points of the season.“Well, he took advantage of an offensive opportunity,” Eaves said of Bohmbach. “They seemed to have good chemistry. They have been doing a nice job together.”While scoring two shorthanded goals in one game is a remarkable accomplishment, Stepan has impressed all year with his ability to adapt and learn from those around him. Second on the team in points with 30, Eaves compared Stepan to former Badger great Joe Pavelski. Considering Pavelski led Eaves’ national championship team in points that season, Stepan would appear to be in good company.“One person that he reminds me of — and I don’t want to put additional pressure on him — but he thinks the game like Joe Pavelski,” Eaves said. “He reminds me of his ability to be perceptive on the ice, yet have the skill to do the things he wants. He is the type of young man you can tell him, ‘If you try this it might give you a better option,’ and the next shift he is out there doing it.”With junior captain Blake Geoffrion out with an injury for the series, Stepan and Bohmbach found themselves together on the penalty kill for the first time together. Besides the two goals, the pair created numerous turnovers and North Dakota only managed four shots on net during three man-advantage opportunities in the second period.“We were just pressuring pretty hard on our penalty kill,” Bohmbach said. “Whoever you play with on the penalty kill you just play hard, work as hard as you can and hopefully it goes your way and that is what it did tonight.”For the game, the Badgers killed all five of UND’s power play opportunities including the five-minute major assessed to defenseman Brendan Smith just 2:15 into the first period, who also was tossed with a 10-minute game misconduct for checking from behind.“That really set the tone for us,” Bohmbach said. “Especially losing [Smith], one of our top D and top point getters. Against North Dakota, they have a really good power play and killing that off just gave us some confidence at the beginning of the game that we are in it.”“We got the goals but also we killed all five,” Eaves added. “We killed a lot of penalties one of them being a five-minute major … we shut it down and don’t give them any goals.”last_img read more

Participants Jostle for Honour at Governor’s Badminton Championship

first_imgOver 100 participants are jostling for honour at the maiden edition of Governor’s South-west Badminton Championshipwhich kicked off on Thursday at the indoor sports hall of the Rowe Park Sports Centre. The four-day championship have witnessed participants battling for honour in the different categories which also include the country’s top 16 ranked players and two officials each from every participating state.Completing the cast of participating players are: four male and female players from each of the south-western states for the senior category and two players-male and female, from the U-15 level as the competition also moves to improve grassroots badminton.Vice president of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation, Francis Orbih, who doubles as the chairman of the Lagos State Badminton Association said the competition is part of efforts to revive the dwindling state of badminton in Nigeria. Orbih stressed that the competition was put in place to help the put its athletes in good shape ahead of any major tournament in the future, stating that it is to serve as a replacement for the classics that did not hold this year.  The prize money for the championship will follow similar trend to foster gender equality; with the singles winner in the male and female category carting away the sum of N150,000.00 each for the 1st position, the 2nd placed winners win N100,000.00, while the joint 3rd positions go home with N75,000.00 each.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more